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AFL Daily: Live coverage of Richmond v Collingwood preliminary final - Courier Mail

Tonight, Richmond and Collingwood will clash in the most anticipated preliminary final in years. As many as 100,000 people are expected to pack into the MCG for the game with the winner to play in next week's Grand Final. MARK ROBINSON: TIGERS-PIES ...

Horrified mum says daughter, 5, bit into strawberry with needle inside - Yahoo News

A Cairns mum says her five-year-old daughter bit into a strawberry containing a needle, seemingly the latest in a long line of victims of the fruit contamination crisis. Samantha Gray took to social media to show the needle found inside the strawberry ...and more »

Man charged with animal cruelty over emu hit and run rampage - ABC News

A man who allegedly used his 4WD to mow down a mob of emus in Victoria's north-west has been charged with several animal cruelty offences. A video shared on social media this week showed the man appearing to deliberately run over more than a dozen ...

Dr Kerryn Phelps, the government's biggest threat in Malcolm Turnbull's old seat, just did an about face and is now ... - Business Insider Australia

Dr Kerryn Phelps, who is standing as an independent candidate in former PM Malcolm Turnbull's old seat of Wentworth, has changed her tune in less than a week, announcing today that she'll recommend voters preference the Liberal candidate Dave Sharma ...and more »

Two hurt as out-of-control train derails in Tasmania - Brisbane Times

Two pedestrians have been injured when a driverless freight train derailed in northern Tasmania. TasRail alerted police at 9am on Friday that the automated train was out of control in the Devonport wharf area, near Formby Road, and would derail.

Whitsunday shark attacks 'unprecedented', prompts warning from authorities - ABC Local

People are being urged not to swim in or around Cid Harbour on Whitsunday Island in north Queensland as authorities assess the shark threat following two near-fatal attacks within 24 hours. Key points: 46-year-old Tasmanian woman and a 12-year-old girl ...

Melbourne dad kills son after omelette row -

Twenty minutes after an argument with his son about a burnt omelette, Peter John Smith assembled his shotgun, walked calmly inside and fired two fatal rounds into his son's chest. Andrew Smith was 30 years old, a father of two little boys and several ...and more »

Private schools to gain billions under new parental-income funding model - ABC News

The Catholic and independent school sectors have secured $4.5 billion in extra funding under major changes to the way non-government schools are funded. Key points: Catholic and independent schools to receive extra $4.5 billion from Commonwealth ...

Fire forces train station evacuation and severe service disruptions -

MORE than 300 people were evacuated from Edgecliff train station in Sydney's inner-east this afternoon because of a fire. Services along the busy T4 line were suspended at Central, plunging the network into chaos at peak hour. Several other services ...

Preselection fight: Dominic Perrottet, Ray Williams to battle for Castle Hill seat again - Daily Telegraph

Castle Hill state Liberal MP Ray Williams is set to be challenged for preselection of his seat by Hawkesbury state Liberal MP Dominic Perrottet. However, this is a story straight from the history books. The two MPs battled it out over the seats in 2013 ...